lists over 8,000 items under the search term "fertility"

Desperately wanted a child at 45

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, October 06, 2012 | 0 comments

Baby feet. Stock Photo credit: sykicktbLike me, she was in a new relationship and had children from her first marriage but desperately wanted a child with her current partner.

Anyway, when she failed to get pregnant, she basically accepted it wasn't to be and felt blessed with the family she already had.

She and her husband decided not to pursue any medical interventions and decided to forget about TTC [trying to conceive] and just get on with the life she already had, and looked forward to a future filled with all things good.

Anyway, yep, you've guessed it. I had an email from her at the weekend, and she is thrilled to suddenly discover herself six weeks pregnant. She turned 45 years old a couple of weeks ago.

We read about this sort of thing every day in magazines, etc., but somehow it makes it seem all so real (and achievable!) when lady luck looks down on someone we know, don't you think.

Photo credit: sykicktb
Some rights reserved

Image: The PCOS Diet Plan: A Natural Approach to Health for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, by Hillary Wright. Publisher: Celestial Arts; 1 edition (November 9, 2010)-The PCOS Diet Plan: A Natural Approach to Health for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
by Hillary Wright

-- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age, and if left unchecked, is linked to serious health issues like infertility, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and endometrial cancer.

In this groundbreaking book, registered dietitian Hillary Wright explains this increasingly diagnosed disorder and introduces the holistic symptom-management program she developed by working with hundreds of patients.

With Wright's proven diet and lifestyle-based program, you can influence your reproductive hormones and take charge of your health.

Featuring a carbohydrate distribution approach at its core, The PCOS Diet Plan also zeroes in on exactly what exercise, supplements, and self-care choices you can make to feel better every day.

Image: Buy Now on Amazon.comPaperback: 256 pages
Click to order/for more info: The PCOS Diet Plan

Image: Buy Now on Amazon.comStart reading The PCOS Diet Plan on your Kindle in under a minute!

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Category: ,


About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

Find Catherine on Google+ - Circle us on Google+ - Join us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter


Don't just sit there, reading this story or article - say something! Do you believe it? Do you think it is impossible? Do you wish it was you? Do you have a story to share (it might get published!)

NOTE: Comments are moderated - just to stop the spambots - and so may take up to a few hours to be approved.

Catherine reserves the right to review, edit, refuse or delete any comment.


Popular Posts